Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (c. 1313-1375)

“Are these, then, the people whose advice we should follow? Anyone is free to do so if he likes, but God knows whether he will be acting wisely.”

  • The Decameron (Third Day, Seventh Story) by Giovanni Boccaccio, translated by G. H. McWilliam. New York: Penguin Classics, 2003.

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